Bernard Yu Hor Thong

Summary

Affiliation: Tan Tock Seng Hospital
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical applications of drug desensitization in the Asia-Pacific region
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433, Republic of Singapore
    Asia Pac Allergy 1:2-11. 2011
  2. pmc A world allergy organization international survey on diagnostic procedures and therapies in drug allergy/hypersensitivity
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    World Allergy Organ J 4:257-70. 2011
  3. pmc Update on the management of antibiotic allergy
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Allergy Asthma Immunol Res 2:77-86. 2010
  4. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for drug allergy
    Bernard Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 71:684-700. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of chronic hepatitis B infection in Oriental patients with rheumatic diseases
    Bernard Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:100-5. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Immediate food hypersensitivity among adults attending a clinical immunology/allergy centre in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 48:236-40. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Insect venom hypersensitivity: experience in a clinical immunology/allergy service in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 46:535-9. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis in adults referred to a clinical immunology/allergy centre in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 46:529-34. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Cyclophosphamide type I hypersensitivity in systemic lupus erythematosus
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Lupus 11:127-9. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity syndrome associated with dapsone/pyrimethamine (Maloprim) antimalaria chemoprophylaxis
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:527-9. 2002

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Clinical applications of drug desensitization in the Asia-Pacific region
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433, Republic of Singapore
    Asia Pac Allergy 1:2-11. 2011
    ..This review discusses the clinical applications of desensitization for the treatment of common infectious, metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, and oncological conditions in the Asia-Pacific region...
  2. pmc A world allergy organization international survey on diagnostic procedures and therapies in drug allergy/hypersensitivity
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    World Allergy Organ J 4:257-70. 2011
    ..To study the diagnostic and treatment modalities used in drug allergy/hypersensitivity among members of the World Allergy Organization (WAO)...
  3. pmc Update on the management of antibiotic allergy
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Allergy Asthma Immunol Res 2:77-86. 2010
    ..Allergological issues pertaining to electronic drug allergy alerts, computerized physician prescriptions and decision support systems, and antibiotic de-escalation in antimicrobial stewardship programmes are also discussed...
  4. pmc Epidemiology and risk factors for drug allergy
    Bernard Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 71:684-700. 2011
    ..Research and collaboration are necessary for the generation of clinically-relevant, translational pharmacoepidemiological and pharmacogenomic knowledge, and success of health outcomes research and policies on drug allergies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of chronic hepatitis B infection in Oriental patients with rheumatic diseases
    Bernard Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 36:100-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to ascertain the outcomes of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) infection following immunosuppressive therapy in 38 consecutive oriental patients with systemic rheumatic diseases...
  6. ncbi request reprint Immediate food hypersensitivity among adults attending a clinical immunology/allergy centre in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 48:236-40. 2007
    ..The patient characteristics, clinical features and causative foods in 74 consecutive adult patients with immediate food hypersensitivity were studied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Insect venom hypersensitivity: experience in a clinical immunology/allergy service in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 46:535-9. 2005
    ..To study the profile of patients with allergy to the venom of insect stings...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis in adults referred to a clinical immunology/allergy centre in Singapore
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 46:529-34. 2005
    ..To study the clinical features and causes of anaphylaxis in consecutive adult patients referred to a clinical immunology/allergy centre in Singapore...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cyclophosphamide type I hypersensitivity in systemic lupus erythematosus
    B Y H Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Lupus 11:127-9. 2002
    ..In the absence of a severe type I hypersensitivity reaction and other suitable immunosuppressive agents, i.v. CYC may be safely continued with pre-medication and careful monitoring during each infusion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypersensitivity syndrome associated with dapsone/pyrimethamine (Maloprim) antimalaria chemoprophylaxis
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:527-9. 2002
    ..Dapsone 100 mg/pyrimethamine 12.5 mg (Maloprim; Beacons Chemicals Pte Ltd, Singapore) is routinely prescribed for antimalarial chemoprophylaxis in military servicemen in Singapore who are not glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient...
  11. ncbi request reprint A case of Sjögren's syndrome or multiple sclerosis? A diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433, Singapore
    Rheumatol Int 22:256-8. 2002
    ..Primary Sjögren's syndrome (SS) with central nervous system involvement and antiphospholipid syndrome have been reported to mimic multiple sclerosis (MS). SS has also been found in patients diagnosed with definite MS...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis during surgical and interventional procedures
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:619-28. 2004
    ..To describe the current evidence-based knowledge of the causes, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of patients with anaphylaxis associated with surgical and interventional procedures...
  13. pmc Suppurative polyarthritis following a rat bite
    B Yu Hor Thong
    Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:805-6. 2003
  14. ncbi request reprint Drug allergy in a general hospital: Results of a novel prospective inpatient reporting system
    Bernard Yu Hor Thong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:342-7. 2003
    ..There is a paucity of accurate prospective data on drug allergy in hospitalized patients...
  15. doi request reprint Discordant assessment of lupus activity between patients and their physicians: the Singapore experience
    K P Leong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy, and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Lupus 19:100-6. 2010
    ..In conclusion, discordance in the perception of disease activity between patients and physicians may be amenable to intervention...
  16. doi request reprint Major trends in the manifestations and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in a multiethnic cohort in Singapore
    Ee Tzun Koh
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore, Singapore
    Rheumatol Int 33:1693-703. 2013
    ..Significant differences in accessibility to the rheumatologist, RA activity, functional capacity, quality of life and comorbidities were seen in subsequent cohorts due to treatment evolution and more efficient healthcare delivery...
  17. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor beta-1 and gene polymorphisms in oriental ankylosing spondylitis
    H S Howe
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:51-4. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of a new systemic lupus erythematosus-specific quality-of-life instrument (SLEQOL)
    K P Leong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:S35-7. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint Development and preliminary validation of a systemic lupus erythematosus-specific quality-of-life instrument (SLEQOL)
    K P Leong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 44:1267-76. 2005
    ..We detail the steps we took to develop and validate a new SLE-specific QOL instrument, SLEQOL...
  20. doi request reprint Recurrent fractures in an elderly patient with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Faith Li Ann Chia
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Int J Rheum Dis 12:256-63. 2009
    ..Other measures including attention to factors that contribute to falls should also be considered, necessitating a multi-disciplinary approach...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cross-cultural adaptation of the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Quality of Life Questionnaire into Chinese
    Kok Ooi Kong
    Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
    Arthritis Rheum 57:980-5. 2007
    ..Many of our Chinese patients are not fluent in English and therefore a Chinese version (SLEQOL-C) has been adapted for their use...
  22. pmc Methotrexate-associated nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease with transaminitis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Rajalingham Sakthiswary
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore 308433 Department of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Jalan Yaacob Latif, Bandar Tun Razak, 56000 Cheras, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    ScientificWorldJournal 2014:823763. 2014
    ..05, standardised beta coefficient 0.512). Conclusion. The cumulative dose of MTX was the only independent predictor of MTX-associated NAFLD with transaminitis. ..
  23. doi request reprint Clinical manifestations and outcomes of antithrombotic treatment of the Tan Tock Seng Hospital Singapore antiphospholipid syndrome cohort
    B E Tan
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital
    Lupus 18:752-8. 2009
    ..Target INR > 3 was associated with lower rates of recurrent arterial thromboses but higher rates of major and recurrent bleeding. Target INR >/= 2 appeared to be sufficient to prevent recurrent venous thromboses...
  24. pmc Enhanced expression of interferon-inducible protein-10 correlates with disease activity and clinical manifestations in systemic lupus erythematosus
    K O Kong
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:134-40. 2009
    ..These data demonstrate that IP-10 levels are increased in SLE and serum IP-10 may represent a more sensitive marker for monitoring disease activity than standard serological tests...